Monthly Archives: October 2014

What are friends for?

The other night, I posted the following after seeing the above commercial for the seemingly 1 millionth time: You know, if that was truly a good dog, he would stop his master from going out and engaging in sins of … Continue reading

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November 2014 article

First Lutheran Church   Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church   Natoma, Kansas November, 2014 A project I am currently working on has me in the time period of the Divided Kingdom, otherwise known as the time of the Old Testament after the … Continue reading

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Render unto God

St. Matthew 22:15-22 – Pentecost 19 Our Gospel text is the classic ‘obey the government’ text. This is the text that comes up every time there is a question about whether or not we should pay taxes. This is the … Continue reading

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A Child is born… – An Advent Series

Recently I presented a breakout at the Kansas District Pastors Conference on the Advent series I created and used in 2013.  I offer it here A Child is born Advent Series for your use in 2014. Per the request of more than … Continue reading

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Thou shalt not covet my Dart

There is a new set of annoying commercials penetrating my television: a series of commercials featuring Jake and Craig, centering around Craig’s new Dodge Dart. These commercials have been out for a while now, and like Wendy’s, State Farm and … Continue reading

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Genesis 2 Devotion

I gave the closing devotion for the 2014 Kansas District Pastor’s Conference. Here is the meditation I shared. Genesis 2:1-3 Then the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God … Continue reading

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Rejoice in the Lord always

Philippians 4:4-13 – Pentecost 18 St. Paul says to ‘rejoice in the Lord always, again I will say, rejoice!’ And all the people of God said: about what? Such is the attitude of we who live in these last days; … Continue reading

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